• Top 10 Tech News – November 2019 – Hyve Managed Hosting
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    Top 10 Tech News – November 2019 – Hyve Managed Hosting

    Hello, I’m your host Mariana, and welcome to the Top 10 Tech News of the Month. New ‘Uber Works’ app launched Uber will launch into the job market with ‘Uber Works’, an app designed to match workers with companies that are looking for professionals to join their businesses, becoming an all-round hub for users looking for work. Facebook urged to halt encryption plans Government officials have urged Facebook to review their encryption plans in an open letter. Co-signed by US, UK and Australian governments, this has put Facebook under pressure to delay plans to rollout end-to-end encryption across all of their platforms. iPhone apps removed for ad fraud 17 iOS…

  • #WhatTheTech – Halloween Special Edition
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    #WhatTheTech – Halloween Special Edition

    There’s a shadowy threat lurking around the corner. It’s closer than you think, ready to strike at any moment. But it’s not the kind of ghosts and ghouls you’re thinking of: it’s on your computer… Welcome to this Halloween special edition of What The Tech. We’ve hand-picked a list of the top 5 cybersecurity horror stories from 2019. They’ll make you squirm, scream and shiver – or maybe just make you change your passwords. The crypto-currency, Bitcoin, is essentially a computer file stored in a digital wallet app on your computer or smartphone. Illegal and underground activities can benefit from the ability to move money in untraceable ways, enabling criminals…

  • Top 10 Tech News – October 2019 – Hyve Managed Hosting
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    Top 10 Tech News – October 2019 – Hyve Managed Hosting

    Hello, I’m your host Mariana, and welcome to the Top 10 Tech News of the Month. iPhone attacks that lasted two years Sustained hacks and malicious software have been implanted on iPhones over the course of two years, through the use of websites implanting software onto your phone to gather personal information, including contacts, images and GPS location data. Facebook recognition Facebook is to start using facial recognition to send alerts when a user’s face is detected in a photo. This has raised privacy concerns and negative backlash. Is brain to computer communications a possibility? A survey by the Royal Society has urged the UK government to launch a national…

  • Safestore Testimonial – Hyve Managed Hosting
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    Safestore Testimonial – Hyve Managed Hosting

    I’m Phil Fryer head of IT at Safestore. Safestore offers self-storage to our personal and business customers from 120 stores throughout the UK. When I joined Safestore over 12 years ago, the internet was quite a small part of our business, we had only maybe 25% of our inquiries came via the web, but nowadays that’s in excess of 80%, so our website is exceedingly important to Safestore. Finding a good quality hosting supplier is exceedingly difficult. To find one that you can get a hold of when you’ve got problems, and to be able to troubleshoot when there are issues. Historically, we had a very small boutique supplier, which…

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    Creditplus Testimonial – Hyve Managed Hosting

    Hello, I’m Sam Bond and I’m Head of Technology here at Creditplus. Creditplus is a trading name of Which Deal Limited and we provide finance solutions to both dealers and customers, and partners. Cloud hosting is very important to us, it’s the foundations with which we build on and that’s how we’re able to serve thousands of customers uninterrupted. As Creditplus continue to grow we were really looking for a partner who could technically advise us but actually become an extension of the team. Working with Hyve was an absolute delight. They were able to understand our current situation, understand our business, recommend the solution that was right for us…

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    What are Management Layers in Cloud Hosting?

    There are multiple types of management when it comes to cloud. You can have security management, so we can run monthly security scans, look at the vulnerabilities that come up within those scans and then correct them. We can look at coding and to help your application, so just ensuring application performs the best you possibly can. We could look at database management, so again look at the kind of queries you’re running in a database and ensuring that can scale correctly in the future, but all of these things we can help with. A management layer for a customer works by giving the customer assistance for anything they might…

  • Private Cloud Adoption Strategy – Interview with Neville Louzado from Hyve Managed Hosting
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    Private Cloud Adoption Strategy – Interview with Neville Louzado from Hyve Managed Hosting

    Many organisations choose to adopt a private cloud strategy just to take more control over their cloud environment, so this could be from a security point of view or just to have greater autonomy over their whole environment as a whole. For many organisations looking to move to a private cloud, this could be a move from their on premise servers, so multiple dedicated servers to a datacenter where they have their own private cloud and this could be that they are scaling down the amount of physical servers that they have to create an environment where they have multiple virtual machines to run their own private cloud from, and…

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    #WhatTheTech 20 – Hyve’s Technology News of the Week with Sam Cooper

    Welcome to WhatTheTech, Hyve’s look at handpicked technology news stories from the week. In the news this week: Wikipedia has been offline for several hours after suffering a large-scale DDoS attack that took down the site across parts of Europe and the Middle East. The site is back up now with the company stating that these attacks threaten everyones fundamental rights to freely access and share information. In a week that has seen a lot of talk about the Joker and Pennywise the clown, you could imagine a lot of people’s phobias have been triggered. And Apple want in on the phobia-action too with the reveal of their new iPhone…

  • Enterprise Cloud – Interview with Paulo Machado from Hyve Managed Hosting
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    Enterprise Cloud – Interview with Paulo Machado from Hyve Managed Hosting

    What is an enterprise cloud? For Hyve in particular and our customers, it offers scalability, reliability, and ultimate performance, due to no single point of failure that we offer within our infrastructure. The main benefits are scalability, reliability, and ultimately performance. We do that obviously based on your architecture within our cloud itself. We have multiple blade enclosures within our cloud with multiple servers. We then use VMware as a software layer to create our virtual environments, which then creates our cloud servers for our customer. What that entails, if a host in the underlying infrastructure were to fail for any reason, you’d automatically reboot on to another host, which…

  • Hyve Managed Hosting Switzerland Data Centres solutions based in Zurich and Geneva Equinix IBX
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    Hyve Managed Hosting Switzerland Data Centres solutions based in Zurich and Geneva Equinix IBX

    Switzerland is a world leader in banking finance and international trading, with long-standing traditions of security and confidentiality. With an industry-leading IT infrastructure and data protection ingrained in Swiss law, Switzerland is the secure heart of Europe. Based in Equinix’s Geneva and Zurich IBX data centres, Hyve offers a range of solutions including private cloud, enterprise cloud and colocation. Hyve’s infrastructure is built with a no single point of failure architecture. Multiple redundancies deliver the certainty that network connectivity will never go down. Get in touch with a cloud consultant today to discuss your requirements with Hyve.